Post # 1
My Fiance and I are both in the military, and while we will be getting traditional wedding bands, we also need something that is safe to wear during certain situations at work. We’ve both had to watch many a safety video of de-gloving and other finger injuries, and that’s certainly not something I want to risk.
I did some Googling, and it seems that the rubber/silicon wedding bands are the best bet. Several of them claim to be designed to break away when force is applied, and at the very least, rubber seems like it would do less damage than metal. I suppose intense heat would still cause it to melt, but I’m not sure how to get around that one.
Of course, we could always take our rings off. But especially since he is a pilot, I was thinking the rubber one might be a good option so that he can wear it but not be worried about it tearing his skin off!
Has anyone purchased these before? Do you have any recommendations on where to purchase from? Also, does anyone know of a source that has rubber wedding bands for women? Most seem geared towards men, and while I don’t deal with machinery as much as he does, there are definitely times when it would be unsafe for me to wear my wedding band as well, and it would be nice to have an alternative.
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Post # 3
I’ve worn both the Qalo and the SafeRingz bands, and I liked both of them. The Qalo bands are thicker, and have a sharper edge on the inside (not comfort fit), but I like the “sturdy” feel of them, and when turned inside-out the sharper edge isn’t a bother, and the wide range of colors is kind of cool (they even have glow in the dark). The SafeRingz are comfort fit (they have a beveled edge design on both the inside and outside) and the metallic options for the material make them look more like “real” rings (though only in passing – they’re still clearly rubber if anyone takes a close look) in some of the colors. They’re also thinner than the Qalo rings, so they don’t feel as sturdy, but also aren’t as bothersome on the hand if you don’t like thick bands. So both have pros and cons.
I wouldn’t go with any other rings. Those two brands are pretty much the only two I would trust, as far as “safety rings” go.
Post # 4
Thanks! I’ll check out both those brands. I realize they won’t look real, but it would still be nice to have something on. I was all for getting ring tattoos (I don’t have any other tattoos), but Fiance wasn’t crazy about it, hah.
Post # 5
i have a couple silicon bands i wear while working out (crossfit – so lots of heavy weight lifting) and rock climbing. many olympic weighlifters i know swear by them as safe, so i figure that’s pretty good validation.
check out qalo, and enso rings. both great quality – enso offers thing 2.5mm sizes if you want something on the petite side.
Post # 6
I have Enso stackable rings, and I love them! Petite and feminine. 🙂
Post # 7
- Wedding: The Retreat at Bradley\'s Pond
I LOVE my Qalo ring and hubby wears his all the time! We use them daily at the gym, to the beach (where our fingers swell) and he does all of his hunnie do’s with it (car repairs, lawn mowing, etc). They are super comfy and you can get them engraved on the inside for a little bit more. Also they have awesome customer service as our order got messed up and they were quick to fix everything!
I’ve been waiting to get some of the Enzo ones cause like PP said- they’re petite and feminine.
Do you feel like the lighter prettier colors fade or get stained from makeup and such? That’s my fear is after a few moonths the white won’t look white anymore?
Post # 8
I love my QALO rings – I got two, since my fingers shrink in the winter and they only do whole sizes. H got a white one, and I got the two glow in the dar colors
Post # 9
Honestly, I haven’t worn mine enough to noticeif they do get dirty. 🙁 But none of the other reviewers have complained about it! Sorry I can’t be more helpful.
Post # 10
We got MENS and women’s off amazon for under 10$ so we could try them out and see how we like them. I figure for that price if they stain or tear I can replace them easily
Post # 11
- Wedding: The Retreat at Bradley\'s Pond
No worries- just trying to decide how many to get and what colors to get. I love the white just worry it would look crummy after a while.